Joseph Morgan

about 1766–24 July 1828 (Age 62)
Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Morgan was born about 1766, in Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Edward Morgan, was 29 and his mother, Susanna Taylor, was 24. He married Rebecca Van Metre on 6 November 1792, in Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 July 1828, in Ohio, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in West Liberty, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Morgan
Rebecca Van Metre
Marriage: 6 November 1792
Susannah Rebecca Morgan
John Wheeler Morgan
Josiah M Morgan
Edward M. Morgan
Mordecai Morgan
Mary Morgan
Joseph S. Morgan

Spouse and Children

6 November 1792
Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States


    Susannah Rebecca Morgan



    Edward M. Morgan




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World Events (8)


Age 9

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 17

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology.2 Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin ( see Merrigan ).3 Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Morgan, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Joseph Morgan, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Joseph Morgan, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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